Bursa vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

Bursa Karaj
🚶 Cost of living one person
$531
$688
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1411
$1709
🏠 One person rent
$199
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$349
$689
🍽️ Food expenses
$197
$229
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.5
$41.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$327
$313
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
43 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
43
76
😀 Quality of life
62
44
🏙️ Population
2.9M
1.59M

The cost of living in Bursa is 23% less expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 8053rd and 6640th ($531 vs $688) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 17th in Turkey and Iran, respectively. Check Turkey vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Bursa compared to 0.5 months in Karaj. Bursa ranked 5th best city to live in Turkey vs Karaj ranked 11th in Iran, while ranked 4842nd and 6648th among best cities to live in the world.

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Bursa Karaj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.33
$7.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.3
$18.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.64
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$0.57
 Cappuccino
$1.76
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$116
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$295
$882
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$227
$560
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.7
$17.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.1
$27.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.8
$37.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.98%
21.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$870
$2017
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$612
$1150
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.6
$23.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.86
$2.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
$5.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.17
$3.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.69
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$3.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$0.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.63
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.71
$1.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.67
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.73
$4.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.72
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.89
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.2
$4.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.2
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.13
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.3
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$98.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$307
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8456
$1496

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Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Inegol
$328
75 km or 47 mi Gebze
$322
76 km or 47 mi Cayirova
$318
78 km or 48 mi Bilecik
$383
84 km or 52 mi Golcuk
$320
88 km or 55 mi Korfez
$321
92 km or 57 mi Istanbul
$644
95 km or 59 mi Bandirma
$287
98 km or 61 mi Kartepe
$318
98 km or 61 mi Izmit
$204
101 km or 63 mi Kocaeli
$393
115 km or 72 mi Kutahya
$324
117 km or 73 mi Balikesir
$359
131 km or 81 mi Sakarya
$302
131 km or 81 mi Adapazari
$303
132 km or 82 mi Eskisehir
$354
152 km or 95 mi Corlu
$327
158 km or 98 mi Kapakli
$318
158 km or 98 mi Tekirdag
$292
167 km or 104 mi Soma
$317
169 km or 105 mi Usak
$444
191 km or 119 mi Duzce
$283
198 km or 123 mi Luleburgaz
$320
203 km or 126 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
205 km or 128 mi Salihli
$321
221 km or 137 mi Turgutlu
$311
223 km or 138 mi Bolu
$285
223 km or 139 mi Manisa
$355
227 km or 141 mi Canakkale
$322
232 km or 144 mi Kirklareli
$236
232 km or 144 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$322
234 km or 145 mi Uzunkopru
$318
248 km or 154 mi Mytilene
$825
257 km or 160 mi Izmir
$488
260 km or 162 mi Tire
$320
261 km or 162 mi Nazilli
$308
268 km or 167 mi Denizli
$356
268 km or 167 mi Edirne
$299
271 km or 168 mi Polatli
$318
280 km or 174 mi Aydin
$287

Cities near Karaj

Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Mohammadshahr
$658
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Kamal Shahr
$661
10 km or 6.5 mi Fardis
$663
13 km or 8.3 mi Andisheh
$657
17 km or 10 mi Qods
$668
17 km or 10 mi Malard
$670
19 km or 12 mi Shahriar
$669
33 km or 21 mi Nasimshahr
$665
36 km or 22 mi Nazarabad
$658
38 km or 24 mi Eslamshahr
$588
38 km or 24 mi Robat Karim
$657
43 km or 26 mi Tehran
$839
46 km or 28 mi Golestan
$665
50 km or 31 mi Ray
$667
69 km or 43 mi Qarchak
$665
74 km or 46 mi Pakdasht
$667
77 km or 48 mi Pardis
$659
79 km or 49 mi Khak-e Ali
$657
87 km or 54 mi Varamin
$838
100 km or 62 mi Qazvin
$1104
104 km or 65 mi Saveh
$666
130 km or 81 mi Qom
$993
144 km or 90 mi Amol
$603
174 km or 108 mi Babol
$424
177 km or 110 mi Lahijan
$662
185 km or 115 mi Qaem Shahr
$664
204 km or 127 mi Rasht
$915
205 km or 128 mi Sari
$529
208 km or 129 mi Kashan
$600
220 km or 137 mi Semnan
$664
225 km or 140 mi Arak
$567
242 km or 150 mi Zanjan
$516
249 km or 155 mi Hamadan
$943
259 km or 161 mi Malayer
$412
294 km or 183 mi Borujerd
$631
311 km or 193 mi Dorud
$658
333 km or 207 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
334 km or 208 mi Gorgan
$591
350 km or 218 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
354 km or 220 mi Khorramabad
$639